Jesuit Father Anthony Egan will deliver a lecture in Johannesburg on November 18 on the subject of “Learning from Luther”.
Category: Ecumenical dialogue
The official Catholic-Lutheran dialogue will begin a deeper exploration of common beliefs and differences on “Church, Eucharist and ministry”, the Vatican and the Lutheran World Federation announced.
Addressing an inter-denominational service in Durban’s Catholic cathedral to mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation, Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan of the Holy Land said he perceives “an ecumenical spring”.
The grace of God and decades of ecumenical dialogue have enabled Catholics and Protestants to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation together, emphasising their shared baptism and faith in Jesus, Pope Francis said.
Twenty theologians gathered to discuss various topics around the theme “Reformation: Whose history? Voices from the South” when the Catholic Theological Society of Southern Africa held its annual conference at Koinonia, Johannesburg
The Reformation deeply divided Christianity. We still live with the scars of that Church division today, but we need to place the events that led to the rise of Protestantism into their historical context.
How Protestants regarded Martin Luther has evolved as the Reformation he engendered has likewise evolved, according to German Catholic theologian Father Peter Neuner.
Catholic-Lutheran ecumenical efforts have borne fruit over the past 50 years – so says “1517-2017: Lutherans and Catholics: Then and Now” conference.
Young Catholic seminarians said they were privileged to listen to the primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa
In a rare ecumenical moment, Father Emil Blaser OP, executive director at Catholic radio station Radio Veritas, said he was honoured to preach the homily at a funeral in Johannesburg’s Forest Town Methodist church.
Emmanuel Ngara dreams of Christian unity – Luther and the patriarch – Protestant and Orthodox – and it begins with the washing of feet I had a dream the other night – a wondrous...
By Drew Christiansen, S.J In the July issue of Jesuit La Civilta Cattolica, editors Antonio Spadaro, SJ and Marcelo Figueroa wrote an editorial titled “Evangelical Fundamentalism and Catholic Integralism: A Surprising Ecumenism.” The authors...